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Katherine Smith, PhD

Associate Dean of Biology Undergraduate Education Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research), Brown University

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MS in Conservation Medicine


A member of the Brown faculty since July 2008, Kate received a BS in Biology from The University of New Mexico and a PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology from The University of California Santa Barbara. Before arriving at Brown, she was a David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow with the EcoHealth Alliance. Kate is a Faculty Fellow of Brown's Environmental Change Initiative, she sits on the Executive Board of the International Association for Ecology and Health, and is the founder of PetWatch.